SOUTH PASADENA (CBS) — Fire crews have managed to contain a blaze that ignited in South Pasadena Sunday night.

Fire officials said they would continue to watch for potential flare-ups.

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The brush fire was reported shortly before 9 p.m. in the backyard of a home on the 800 block of Bank Street.

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The fire started burning uphill, threatening several structures, before crews contained the blaze a half-hour later.

As the flames moved uphill toward a house, the homeowner got his yard hose and battled the flames alongside firefighters.

Some fire crews remained on scene in case the blaze flares up again.
 
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